French Revolutionary Onions À Trois

Jump to the InstaRecipe if you’re in a rush or don’t want any Dad Advice!  September 14, 2021.  Dear Kids–  My first experience with what I call “French Onions”, the highly caramelized and highly flavorful onions used in French Onion Soup, was in the 80s while I worked as a busboy at a “Fern” bar/restaurantContinue reading “French Revolutionary Onions À Trois”

Tenacious Z’s Tomatoës and Rice

Jump to the InstaRecipe if you’re in a rush or don’t want any Dad Advice!  September 06, 2021.  Dear Kids–  The best recipe is a recipe that someone else makes for you- especially if that someone else is your kid.  It’s just that kind of recipe I have for you today! The last few weeksContinue reading “Tenacious Z’s Tomatoës and Rice”

Garden Blender Soup or Sauce

September 29, 2021.  Dear Kids– As you kids know, this is a very busy week for me, with a broken bone, dozens of hours on the road and days of physical labor and mental anguish. With all that, there couldn’t be a better recipe than this bright and refreshing Garden Blender Soup for a weekContinue reading “Garden Blender Soup or Sauce”

You Like Tomato, I Like Tomahto Sandwiches

Jump to the InstaRecipe if you’re in a rush and/or don’t want any Dad Advice!  August 23, 2021.  Dear Kids– Well, it’s about to be Tomato Season, and next to Corn and Christmas Season, it’s my favorite time of the year.  I don’t know if I spent enough time when you were growing up tellingContinue reading “You Like Tomato, I Like Tomahto Sandwiches”

Fish In A Dish- Chowder Style

Jump to the Fish In A Dish-  Chowder Style InstaRecipe  August 15, 2021.  Dear Kids– This recipe makes me smile because it features a Ritz cracker topping, which was the only way you two kids would eat fish when you were very young  The buttery cracker topping was one of the “tricks” in my GettingContinue reading “Fish In A Dish- Chowder Style”

Mexican Street Corn Soup

Jump to the Street Corn Soup InstaRecipe if you’re in a rush and/or don’t want any Dad Advice!  August 05, 2021.  Your Gramps always had a small vegetable garden in our backyard while I was growing up, but it was sadly lacking when it came to the one and only vegetable my childhood self wouldContinue reading “Mexican Street Corn Soup”

Zippy Strawberry and Spinach Salad

Jump to the Zippy Strawberry and Spinach Salad InstaRecipe if you’re in a rush and/or don’t want any Dad Advice!  July 29, 2021.  Dear Kids– Weren’t you kids lucky to have the coolest parents growing up?  Too bad they were actually someone else’s parents- the parents of one of your best childhood friends, who wereContinue reading “Zippy Strawberry and Spinach Salad”

The Recyclable Plate- The Garbage Plate For The New Millennium

Jump to the InstaRecipe if you’re in a rush!  July 22, 2021.  Dear Kids– As you kids know, some of my favorite people are from Rochester, NY, so it was only a matter of time before I paid homage to that city’s beloved Garbage Plate with my, more eco and body friendly, Recyclable Plate. AContinue reading “The Recyclable Plate- The Garbage Plate For The New Millennium”

Dad Thai With Charred Broccoli

Jump to the Dad Thai InstaRecipe if you’re in a rush and/or don’t want any Dad Advice!  July 15, 2021.  Dear Kids-  Remember the first Thai restaurant that became our family favorite while you were growing up? I think you were about 6 and 4 the first time we ate there. The food was good,Continue reading “Dad Thai With Charred Broccoli”

60 Saltines and Lemon Pie with a Wild Blueberry Sauce

July 08, 2021.  Dear Kids–  This recipe is traditionally called “Atlantic Beach Pie”, but what drew me to it, other than the fact that it is so delicious, perfect for summer and easy to make, was the fact the crust is made with 60- count ’em 60!- saltine crackers, so I had to highlight thisContinue reading “60 Saltines and Lemon Pie with a Wild Blueberry Sauce”